Sidney Lanier Bridge, Brunswick, Georgia by AuntDot
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The beautiful Sidney Lanier Bridge is in Brunswick, Georgia, U.S.A. From certain viewpoints, the suspension cables look like sails.

Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D
Cropped in Picasa3 and slightly saturated in Photoshop7

Sidney Lanier Bridge

From Wikipedia:
The Sidney Lanier Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the Brunswick River in Brunswick, Georgia, carrying four lanes of U.S. Route 17. The current bridge (April 2001) was built as a replacement to the original lift bridge which was twice struck by ships. It is currently the longest spanning bridge in Georgia and is 480 feet tall. It is also the seventy-sixth largest cable-stayed bridge in the world from 2003 – present day. It was named for poet Sidney Lanier.

Having lived most of my life in the northeast U.S., I am enjoying retired life in sunny Florida. I enjoy photographing many different kinds of things, but especially flowers and animals, including the beautiful birds found here in Florida. I am currently using a Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D camera, a Canon 55-250 mm telescopic zoom lens, and a Sony P10 Cyber-shot digital camera. My newest acquisition is a Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, a point and shoot which I will be carrying in my purse.

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Comments

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersover 3 years ago

    I will have to see this sometime. My sister lives in Ga. This is such a beautifully composed picture.

  • Thanks so much, Lori. We went to St. Simons Island last weekend and had to cross this bridge.

    – AuntDot

  • virginian
    virginianover 3 years ago

    Nice shot here too. Like the silhouette.

  • Thanks, Judy. Lots of marshlands around there.

    – AuntDot

  • Linda  Makiej
    Linda Makiejover 3 years ago

    Beautiful!!! :)

  • Thank you so much, Linda!

    – AuntDot

  • Rosalie Scanlon
    Rosalie Scanlonover 3 years ago

    Beautiful capture, nice composition.

  • Thanks again, my friend!

    – AuntDot

  • Heloisa Castro
    Heloisa Castroover 3 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Thank you very much, Heloisa!

    – AuntDot

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    Another great capture Dot.

  • Many thanks, Andrea!

    – AuntDot

  • Debbie Robbins
    Debbie Robbinsover 3 years ago

    AWESOME Dot!!!!! and how funny that you and I both have BRIDGES on the brain today!!!! Wow… hahahah :))))

  • Thanks, Cookie. I tried to see your b/w bridge, but it said the page was no longer available. Hope you are reposting it…I wanna see!

    – AuntDot

  • Oh, I got it now! I wonder why the link didn’t work the first time! I’ll leave a comment over there.

    – AuntDot

  • Jonathan Bartlett
    Jonathan Bartlettover 3 years ago

    Excellent capture of this fine landmark!

  • Thanks very much, Johathan. I appreciate that!

    – AuntDot

  • Antanas
    Antanasover 3 years ago

    gorgeous capture

  • Many thanks, Antanas!

    – AuntDot

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